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Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Anderson, Fletcher, 1938-
Creator:Anderson, Cynthia Baker
Title:Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27
Date:2011 May 27
Description:

Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the civil rights movement, and the current state of race relations in Bogalusa.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Hicks, Robert, 1929-2010 | Hicks, Valeria Payton | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights movements--Louisiana--Bogalusa | Discrimination in employment--Louisiana--Bogalusa | Labor unions--Louisiana--Bogalusa | Crown Zellerbach Corporation | Deacons for Defense and Justice | Bogalusa Voters League | United States, Louisiana, Washington Parish, Bogalusa, 30.7910204, -89.8486858 | United States, Louisiana, Washington Parish
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0016/